**Yield: 10 portions
1 pound White Beans (Dry) Great Northern or Cannelini Beans
1 pound Diced Tomatoes in Juice (Hunt’s Petite)
1 each Yellow Onion, large, chopped
½ tbsp. Garlic, minced
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 quarts Water
1 each Bay Leaves
Salt & Pepper to taste
Fresh herbs and/or prosciutto for garnish.
Soak beans overnight in water (at least one inch over dry beans). Drain.
Sauté onions in olive oil, add garlic, tomato paste. Add Diced tomatoes, bay and simmer for one to three hours. Season to taste.